The free UK CubeSat Workshop, taking place Tuesday, May 13, 2014, will include presentations on the amateur radio satellites FUNcube-1 and UKube-1. Registration closes on May 7.
The workshop will take place at the Satellite Applications Catapult, Electron Building, Fermi Avenue, Harwell OX11 0QR.
Twenty eight Flock 1 CubeSats from Planet Labs Inc. were successfully deployed from the International Space Station (ISS) in February. Planet Labs UK Manager Matt Waldram will give a presentation FLOCK 1: Commercialising CubeSat Applications.
Graham Shirville G3VZV will be giving a presentation on FUNcube-1 titled CubeSats as Educational Tools and there will be a live demo of FUNcube-1 telemetry being received from space.
Chris Bridges M6OBC will cover the Recommendations & Progression from the 2013 UK CubeSat Workshop while Steve Greenland will talk about the UK Space Agency’s first CubeSat UKube-1. This is expected to launch in the first quarter of 2014 and carries a 435/145 MHz linear transponder.
The workshop will also feature a tour of the SatCatapult Mission Operations Centre.
Don’t miss out on this premier CubeSat event, register at http://www.cubesatforum.org.uk/wordpress/2014-uk-cubesat-workshop/
If you are interested in PocketQubes, CubeSats or Nanosats why not register on the UK CubeSat Forum. Note: you don’t have to be based in the UK to register. http://www.cubesatforum.org.uk/
UK CubeSat Forum established https://amsat-uk.org/2013/12/19/announcing-the-uk-cubesat-forum/
Satellite Applications Catapult https://sa.catapult.org.uk/